The meaning of the New Testament Greek word most often translated “worship” (proskuneo) is “to fall down before” or “bow down before.
described as “the kissing-ground” between believers (the Bride) and Christ (the heavenly Bridegroom). While this is true, 4352 (proskynéō) suggests the willingness to make all necessary physical gestures of obeisance.
As Westminister state ,Q. 1. What is the chief end of man? Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Thomas Boston Cor. 10:31…Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
The church that does not operate under the biblical theology of worship is in danger of failing to give God glory and failing to offer worship that is pleasing to Him. Worship is as misunderstood a doctrine as any other within the church. Contrary to popular belief, worship does not begin and end with the singing portion of our church services. Worship is also not limited to bowing in reverence before God. To begin with, worship is determined by God Himself, not by our sincerity, pious feelings, or musical skill.
Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.The church that does not operate under the biblical theology of worship is in danger of failing to give God glory and failing to offer worship that is pleasing to Him. Worship is as misunderstood a doctrine as any other within the church. Contrary to popular belief, worship does not begin and end with the singing portion of our church services. Worship is also not limited to bowing in reverence before God. To begin with, worship is determined by God Himself, not by our sincerity, pious feelings, or musical skill
Whether that is singing, kneeling, dancing, bowing, or raising our hands, Christ-centered worship is very much needed in all of our churches. Isn’t it astounding that God in his infinite grace will allow sinners such as us to come before him boldly and humbly before the throne of grace? : Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need
True worship comes out of knowing God and His good and glorious nature (Acts 17:23). Worship is a life of giving (2 Corinthians 9:7-15); we give our lives, time, and finances. We need to always remember that we are called to worship God with our every action and with every day of our lives.
Worshipped is a way of life for the follower of Christ it more than singing and lifting your hands. Worship is also prayer, conversation concerning about God reading and studying scriptures and listening to good sermon. As scriptures declares, So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
My mother a choir director piano player and singer told me a story about a high priest use sing let say he was not gifted singer while performing other duties, He decide to hire a while known opera singer and the audience gave him a standing ovation. While in time of prayer did see that performance yesterday and the Lord said it did not reach the heaven. The moral of the story the High priest was worshipping God while the opera singer was putting on a performance crowd While I appreciate band such as Rush, Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Peter Frampton, Eric Clapton Ray.Vaughn and they are gifted musician and their stage presentation unbelievable it bring temporary joy that lately momtarary Yet Christian Artist uses their musical skills to worshipped and honour his name. music has stirring the soul especially times of trouble watersThe la RC Spoul wrote,
The worship to which we are called in our renewed state is far too important to be left to persona preferences, to whims, or to marketing strategies. It is the pleasing of God that is at the heart of worship. Therefore, our worship must be informed at every point by the Word of God as we seek God’s own instructions for worship that is pleasing to Him
Oswald Chamber wrote, Worship and intercession must go together; one is impossible without the other. A.W. Tozer God wants worshipers before workers; indeed the only acceptable workers wroteare those who have learned the lost art of worship.
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Lastly The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. — Billy Graham, Note, Worship is. unselfish Christian service.
In Jothan Edwards journal he wrote, “Once, as I rode out into the woods for my health, in 1737, having alighted from my horse in a retired place, as my manner commonly has been, to walk for divine contemplation and prayer, I had a view that for me was extraordinary, of the glory of the Son of God, as Mediator between God and man, and His wonderful, great, full, pure, and sweet grace and love, and meek and gentle condescension. This grace that appeared so calm and sweet, appeared ineffably excellent with an excellency great enough to swallow up all thought and conception – which continued, as near as I can judge, about an hour – which kept me the greater part of the time in a flood of tears and weeping aloud. I felt an ardency of soul to be, what I know not otherwise how to express, emptied and annihilated; to lie in the dust, and to be full of Christ alone; to love Him with a holy and pure love; to trust Him; to live upon Him; to serve and follow Him; and to be perfectly sanctified and made pure, with a divine and heavenly purity. I have, several other times, had views very much of the same nature, and which have had the same effects.”